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David Edgar was born on February 26, 1948 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England. He is a writer, known for Lady Jane (1986), The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs (1981) and Citizen Locke (1994). See full bio »
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 1994 Citizen Locke (TV Movie)
 1992 Screenplay (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Buying a Landslide (1992) ... (writer)
 1989 Vote for Them (TV Series) (script)
 1986 Lady Jane
 1982 The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1982) ... (play)
- Part 1 (1982) ... (play)
 1981 The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs (TV Movie) (play)
 1974-1978 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Destiny (1978) ... (writer)
- Baby Love (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Eagle Has Landed (1973) ... (writer)
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 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Play

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His play, "That Summer", was performed at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Jessica Turner, Edward Rawle-Hicks and Oliver Cotton in the cast. Michael Attenborough was the director. See more »

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Won Broadway's 1982 Tony Award as author of Best Play winner "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby." See more »

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